N.C. COVID-19 briefing
Governor Cooper provides updates on North Carolina's COVID-19 response as state reports 2,937 new PCR positive COVID-19 tests in a day. Read more here: http://ow.ly/omzR50CnbH2Posted by WTKR News 3 on Tuesday, November 17, 2020
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released their daily update involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
As of Tuesday, there are now 301,998 PCR positive cases and 15,497 antigen positive cases, 1,501 people hospitalized and 4,852 COVID-19 related deaths.
That is 2,937 new PCR cases, 351 new antigen cases and 38 additional deaths from Monday.
A total of 4,682,064 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:
|11/17/2020||TOTAL PCR CASES||NEW PCR CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY|
|NC STATE TOTALS||301,998||2,937||4,852||38|